Small Diverse Businesses
SEE IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS BELOW
The Department of General Services’ Bureau of Diversity, Inclusion & Small Business Opportunities (BDISBO) is responsible for assisting small and diverse businesses, including Minority Business Enterprises, Women Business Enterprises, Veteran Business Enterprises, Service-Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises, Disability-Owned Business Enterprises, and LGBT Business Enterprises in competing for Commonwealth contracting opportunities.
BDISBO, through the Verification Program, verifies self-certified small businesses as Small Diverse Businesses (SDBs) when they hold certifications from third party entities including:
For complete details on how to become a Small or Small Diverse Business or to participate in the two programs, visit the Small Business Contracting Program and Small Diverse Business Program pages.
POSTPONED: Due to inclement weather and lack of response for attendance, the JOC networking events for the following dates listed below only are
being postponed. New dates will be announced in the near future.
- Central Region - 10:00AM – 1:00PM, March 16, 2017 -- POSTPONED, NEW DATE WILL BE ANNOUNCED. Location: DGS Annex Complex, The Chapel Building #15, 1110 S. Hemlock Dr., Harrisburg, PA 17110
- Eastern Region - 10:00AM – 1:00PM, March 17, 2017 -- POSTPONED, NEW DATE WILL BE ANNOUNCED. Location: Lehigh University, Iacocca Hall, Wood Dining Room, 111 Research Dr., Bethlehem, PA 18015
- Western Region - 10:00AM – 1:00PM, March 21, 2017 -- POSTPONED, NEW DATE WILL BE ANNOUNCED. Location: Associated Builders and Contractors of Western PA, Training Room, 2360 Venture Dr., Gibsonia, PA 15044
Bureau of Diversity, Inclusion & Small Business Opportunities
Room 601 North Office Building
401 North Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120-0500
(717) 787-7052 Fax
Small Business Questions